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Fiorucci Made Me Hardcore: A Film About Clubbing In The 70s, 80s And 1990s

Fiorucci Made Me Hardcore

IN Fiorucci Made Me Hardcore, British artist Mark Leckey produced what one critic called “the finest portrayal of British nightlife ever captured”.

Jonathan Jones added that “(Leckey) haunts the secret parts of modern culture, where memory and emotion linger”.

What he did was to capture the feeling of dancing in a night club in the 70s, 80s and 90s.

Says Leckey of his 1999 film:

“It took two years to create, but it was made of 30 years of repressed desire.”

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Posted: 22nd, October 2013 | In: Flashback, Music, The Consumer | Comment

Turner Prize 2008 Socks It To Art Buffs

WHAT’S the Turner Prize all about then? Are Cathy Wilkes, Goshka Macuga, Mark Leckey, and Runa Islam three women and a man trying to win a prize, or are they three women and man trying not to win a prize? Their surnames are listed in Reverse alphabetical order, which might mean something.

Anorak has once again entered Vomit In Sock, our installation that grows with the times and reflects the changing diet of the modern British palate: see Vomit In Leg Warmer (1983); Vomit In Leggings (1990); and Vomit In Crocs (work in progress).

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Posted: 29th, September 2008 | In: Broadsheets | Comments (6)